STK-ID 34089

Various shipboard shots of Fireflies taking off by catapult, of ordinary take-off and landing on aircraft carrier, of crews rushing out after each landing to move plane out of way even before propellors have stopped turning. CUs of flagman guiding planes in, waving them off. Shot of helicopter landing on deck. HASs from superstructure of plane landing and taking off. Shots of planes with folded wings parked on flight deck. Shot of other aircraft preparing to take off, ground crew ready, plane streaking ahead on signal as it is launched up. Shot of crewmen wheeling another aircraft to catapult. Shot of helicopter taking off as the flagman waves his flags.


Excerpt from
Magnificent Flyers
Nova Scotia
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, HDCAM SR, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm neg b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
1920 x 1080